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5 Quotes From Earl Lloyd, The First Black Player In The NBA

Friday, February 27, 2015

Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."

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9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

Friday, February 27, 2015

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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Congress Agrees To Maintain Homeland Security Funding — For A Week

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Senate approved a bill that funded Homeland Security through Sept. 30. The Republican leadership in the House decided to move forward with a more limited bill, but that failed.

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More Details On 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

Friday, February 27, 2015

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

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NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.

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Ukraine Starts Withdrawing Heavy Weapons From Front Lines

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ukraine's military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns "is the first step" in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified As Man From London

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Intelligence sources say the militant known as "Jihadi John" has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi and that he is a college-educated, British citizen of Kuwaiti descent.

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks In Oregon, Alleging Racial Discrimination

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The African-American plaintiffs say they were threatened with violence and harassed by white co-workers at a Daimler Trucks plant in Portland.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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'2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,' Amnesty International Says

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, including the use of excessive force by police. It also says governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power."

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Commuter Train Derails After Hitting Vehicle In Southern California

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Several Metrolink train cars were thrown onto their sides after a powerful collision near Oxnard, Calif. More than 50 people were onboard.

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VA Secretary Apologizes For Making Special Forces Claim

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The story drew attention late Monday, weeks after McDonald, an Army veteran and West Point graduate, said he had served in the U.S. Special Forces during a conversation with a homeless man.

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Separatists In Ukraine Say They're Pulling Heavy Weapons Back

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In a claim that's meeting with skepticism in Kiev, Russian-backed separatists say they've started to withdraw heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, as required by a recent cease-fire.

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ISIS Reportedly Abducts Dozens Of Christians In Syria

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The mass abduction took place in rural villages in a portion of Syria that's less than 150 miles west of Mosul, Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal Pot

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The new law means people over age 21 can consume small amounts of pot — if they can find it. It's still illegal to sell marijuana in Alaska.

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12 Feet: A Soaring New Broad Jump Record Is Set At NFL Combine

Monday, February 23, 2015

If you're ever standing near Byron Jones when he jumps, you might want to stay well back. On Monday, the cornerback flew more than 12 feet from a standing start.

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Honda's President Resigns, After A Troubled Year For Carmaker

Monday, February 23, 2015

Takanobu Ito, who has led Honda since 2009, will leave his post in June, giving way to Takahiro Hachigo, an executive who began his career as an engineer.

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The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

Monday, February 23, 2015

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig's diseases, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.

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Ukraine Says It Can't Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce

Monday, February 23, 2015

Noting deadly attacks by Russian-backed separatists who have renewed a push near the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine says it can't withdraw heavy weapons from the front lines.

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